ngai

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ngai

(əŋˈɡɑːiː)
prefix
(Anthropology & Ethnology) NZ clan or tribe: used before the names of certain Māori tribes: Ngai Tahu.
[Māori]
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Life is in the heart because it contains the breath of Creator God, Enkai.
22) A Torobo folktale speaks of the hero as silent before Creator Enkai because of the great respect he had inside his heart.
The blessing of a new job was interpreted by a Torobo as, "In my heart, I think it is a gift only from Enkai.
He said, "One time I dreamed Enkai gave me strength" or "strengthened my heart.
The "heart came" and this courage allowed him to pray to Enkai for help only the divine could provide.
For Torobo, honesty itself is placed in and under the authority of oltau by the divine Creator Enkai.
A Torobo newborn is given a heart with a good nature at birth by Creator God, Enkai.
We discussed religion and the Maasai belief in an all encompassing deity called Ngai or Enkai, that has both a benign and angry countenance but was too complex for my western mind to grasp all the nuances.
According to their religion, their central god, Enkai, gave all cows on earth to the Maasai.
bans on candidates from advertising in the media) hindered the parties from reaching voters not tied to parties or politicians through organizational networks, such as labor unions, agricultural cooperatives, business groups, or ko enkai (personal support groups).
Everyone gave thanks to Enkai for the gift of life.
Is not Enkai, "She who begins," the same as Christians call Elohim?